GEH Interns



Jazlyn Y. Barrientos
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Public Health & Global Health
Minor: International Migration Studies

Jazlyn is working under the supervision of Ms. Eunhee Park and Dr. Jennifer Wagman on various projects. Her interests involve migration, health, equity, social justice & global health policy. She is passionate about advocating for vulnerable populations such as women, Central Americans, and the undocumented community. In addition to her time at GEH, Jazlyn is a research assistant at the UCSD Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (which provides free services for people in the San Diego area trying to receive services to lose weight and maintain healthy eating and activity behaviors); and is involved with two local projects with an underlying focus on immigration. 




Jonathan Linco
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Human Biology & Global Health

He is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Rupa Jose and Dr. Anita Raj. Jonathan is involved with the EMERGE Project, which aims at addressing the lack of gender equality and empowerment measures in low to middle income countries, particularly India. His interests include Asian/Asian American, LGBTQIA+, and gender health disparities and mental health, and how various factors and events across the life course influence paradigms of these populations.




Anh Vo
UCSD Junior, Class of 2019
Major(s): Global Health & Public Health
Minor: Science, Technology & Society

She is especially interested in socioecological effects on individual health, which encompasses social justice activism and advocacy issues of gender inequality & women empowerment, class inequalities, racial justice, and healthcare system reforms. Anh hopes to get involved further in global health research from an epidemiological perspective, as well as closing the world health inequity gap from a top-down, interdisciplinary approach in the future.



Taylor Wyrick
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Physiology & Neuroscience

Taylor is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Anita Raj on various projects, where her interest in empowering girls & women have been fostered. She is interested in gender disparities in the fields of health and science. Taylor has spent the largest part of her life as an athlete in various sports. This facet of her personality led her to advocate for the use of athletics as a mechanism of empowerment for girls as students, athletes and women. Her interests outside of work and her studies include writing, sports and cooking.




Julie Yip 
UCSD Senior, Class of 2018
Major(s): Bioengineering: Biotechnology
Minor: Design 

Julie is working under the supervision of Ms. Eunhee Park and Dr. Jennifer Wagman on various projects. Her interests include maternal mental health, perinatal care, applying engineering to global health and women's empowerment. She was previously involved with Engineering World Health, an organization which creates low-cost medical devices for limited resource settings. She is also the co-founder of Hapty Hearts, a team developing device to help connect perinatal mothers with their babies using heart beats.